Documents and Resources
a. The Ottawa Charter... read now
Adopted in Ottawa, this Charter is the outcome of the first international conference on Health Promotion, sponsored by the World Health Organization. The Charter specifies, for the first time, a more holistic, collaborative, and multi-sectoral model for Health Promotion around the world. Its principles anchor the Healthy Towns and Cities movement in Quebec (Villes, Villages en Santé)
b. The Manifesto for Safe Communities... read now
A PDF of the foundation document for Canadian and International Safe Communities
c. The Quebec Document... read now
Safety and Safety Promotion: Conceptual and Operational Aspects. September 1998.
Often referred to as The Quebec Document, and commissioned by the World Health Organization, this paper was the result of a concerted and collaborative effort to achieve international consensus on foundation concepts of safety and safety promotion. Building on the evolution and growth of the Safe Communities around the world, this document defines that international consensus on the principles of Safety and Safety promotion.
d. One Voice Safer Canada Report... read now
This report outlines a dynamic and powerful initiative to re-focus and strengthen the cause of Injury Prevention in Canada.